UNL starts fundraising for international trade and finance institute
Alumnus Clayton Yeutter has made a $2.5 million leadership gift to help create an international trade and finance institute, which will prepare graduates for in-demand careers.
A love story for the boys of Company C
UNL alumna Helen (Plasters) Nemzek, 88, sends money for Love Library, along with a love story from long ago.
Nebraska native remembers home state with $1.5 million gift to benefit UNMC
A Nebraska native who spent his career in California has given back to his home state with a $1.5 million gift to benefit the health and well-being of Nebraskans.
UNK receives $2 million to help Nebraska children and families
A gift of $2 million from alumnus Ron Williams and his wife, Cille, is destined to help Nebraska children and families for years to come.
Alumnus pays tribute to former professor, supports renowned law-psychology program
Students and faculty with UNL’s renowned law-psychology program will benefit for years to come because of the gift.
Near the end of the road, what matters the most?
How to age with grace? Father Leo Missinne, an expert on aging and a professor emeritus in UNO’s department of gerontology, describes ways that older people can find meaning in life. One of them, he says, is by giving back to others.
Startup couple got their start at UNL
John and Ella Wirtz give back to a place that has made all of the difference to their careers – and their happiness.
Leadership gift moves UNMC nursing building project in Lincoln closer to reality
Ruth and Bill Scott of Omaha have made a leadership gift to the University of Nebraska Foundation to support the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing’s new facility to be located on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s east campus in Lincoln.
Boy with limited vision sees no limits in his future
Will Jensen, 6, knows he can’t see as well as most people because he has something called albinism that affects his eyesight. He also knows his grandparents did something big in his honor because of that – something that made his mom speechless.
Alumnus Jim Young passes away after a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer
University of Nebraska Foundation Trustee and University of Nebraska at Omaha Alumnus James R. Young passed away Feb. 15, after a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 61.
Sommerhauser gift helps UNL expand Holocaust education
Nebraska alumni Peter Sommerhauser and Eileen Sommerhauser Putter donated $100,000 to establish the Lou Sommerhauser Fund for Holocaust Education.
UNO Wolfpack helps son follow his dad
UNO sophomore DJ Carlson wants to be a navigator and have a long career in the Air Force. He’s a cadet in UNO’s Air Force ROTC Detachment 470, also known as “the Wolfpack.” Now the Wolfpack’s alumni group is helping DJ aim for the sky.
2 WIN grants to assist grandparents, UNL students
Women Investing in Nebraska awarded two $93,000 grants to assist a pilot program making mental health counselors more accessible at UNL residence halls and helping the Nebraska Children’s Home Society expand its support network for grandparents.
Osbornes and Varners honored with highest development service award
Nancy and Tom Osborne and Paula and Woody Varner have been conferred the 2019 Harlan J. Noddle Award for Distinguished Development Service in recognition of the years they advocated for the university and their involvement with private philanthropy for the university.
Holthus and Raikeses honored with highest volunteer service award
Kelly Holthus of York and Jeff and Tricia Raikes of Seattle and Ashland, Nebraska, are 2019 recipients of the Perry W. Branch Award for Distinguished Volunteer Service.